One fatality confirmed in Prescott-area bus crash; 401 reopens to traffic

Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

PRESCOTT — A 54-year-old man from China has died as a result of yesterday’s horrific Highway 401 bus crash, Grenville County OPP have confirmed.

Four other passengers remain in hospital with serious life threatening injuries after the westbound coach-style bus, carrying 37 Chinese tourists, left the roadway and smashed into a rock-cut beside the highway.

The westbound 401 had been closed but has since reopened to traffic.

An investigation remains ongoing into the cause of the single-vehicle crash that occurred around 2:30 p.m.

 

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